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  • Eslbase
    Administrator
    20 January, 2012 at 21:30
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    We received a request by email to add this post in the scams forum:

    First email from school to teacher:

    Hello,

    I am the Principal of Grace Ville Secondary School, UK. The school was just resently approved by the government at (15, rue Duguay Trouin 75282 Paris Cedex 06 France), but we have a branch our headoffice in uk, and other countries, after meeting the requied structure and facility. The school is now open for learning that is why are seeking teachers who are success driven to help build up our school here. We saw your profile and we are delighted to offer you a position in our institution. Do contact us with
    your resume and 2 passport photographs to our headbranch in uk, if you are interested to work with us.

    Warm Regards.

    The Principal
    Grace Ville Secondary School,
    10 Cresent street,
    Cresent Shoping Complex
    Birmingham,
    UNITED KINGDOM

    After a response from the teacher, a second email:

    This is in receipt of your message. I write to inform you that your resume was forwarded to the board of directors for verification and it is my pleasure to congratulate you that they were really impressed by your achievements.

    Prior to this notice they have also requested that we ask you the following questions below so they could interview your answers and know the level of your knowledge as we are success driven:

    Questions:

    Why do you think you should be employed in our institution?_________

    What is your goal while teaching?______________

    If granted the job will you be obedient to your superiors?____________

    What kind of people do you find it difficult to work with?_____________

    Would you be able to give your best for the job as our teacher when fully employed?__________

    Have you been convicted of a crime before?____________

    Married?___________

    If yes, State your spouse’s name, work and position, also contact email (if available):_________

    Would you be able to relocate?__________________

    After answering the questions above send it back to us immediately for review along with a copy of your international passport and your contract address, your appointment latter and other document would be processed and sent to you after being approved by the management. We advice that you act with immediate effect any mail sent to you in accordance to what you are requested of, as you may be advice to resume in january after summer break

    Here are also details of your job below:

    Your position: English Teaching.

    Your Salary: 6,000GBP MONTHLY and 700GBP as weekly allowance

    Working days: 4days a week

    Accommodation: Would be arranged by our institution

    Traveling Documents: Would be arranged by the school

    Total tax incurred: 5% of your salary.

    We await your response

    Warm Regards,

    Grace Ville Secondary School,
    10 Cresent street,
    Cresent Shoping Complex
    Birmingham,
    UNITED KINGDOM.

    Warning signs – where to start?

    1. The Grace Ville Secondary School doesn’t seem to exist, judging by a quick Google search.
    2. Why is it "recently approved by the government" in Paris?
    3. Plenty of bad English, for example "but we have a branch our headoffice in uk, and other countries, after meeting the requied structure and facility".
    4. A job is offered immediately, without interview.
    5. In the second email an "interview" is required – a list of questions to be answered by email.
    6. A salary of 6000 GBP for a 4 day week.

    And so on…

    Tonyh63
    Participant
    5 February, 2012 at 15:44
    • Total posts: 1

    Reply To: Grace Ville Secondary School

    Trust me…I have lived in Birmingham for almost 50 years…and there is NO SUCH place as either Grace Ville Secondary School…OR Crescent Shopping Complex…..
    The whole thing is BOGUS!!!!!!!

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